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An Inconvenient Truth Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Moving, earnest documentary on global warming.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Stand and Deliver Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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wikiHow Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Ample information, but accuracy and topics can be iffy.
URL: http://wikihow.com
(2009)
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GreenSpace Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Leisurely building sim with positive environmental message.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
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Codecademy Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
URL: https://www.codecademy.com/
(2012)
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A Girl Named Digit Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
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Insignia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
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Weebly Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Impressively easy-to-use website-creation tool.
URL: https://education.weebly.com/
(2012)
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Midway Arcade Origins Game Poster Image
age 13+
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Game Poster Image
age 13+
Cross-platform brawler stars hodgepodge of game characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Robot & Frank Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Offbeat sci-fi buddy movie isn't likely to attract teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
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MILA 2.0 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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Hackety Hack Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Easy programming tool teaches basics, has online sharing.
URL: http://www.hackety.com/
(2013)
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Codea App Poster Image
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age 13+
Innovative tool for programming on the iPad.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Fox Forever: The Jenna Fox Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spy romance makes a satisfying end to Jenna Fox Chronicles.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2013)
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Armored Core: Verdict Day Game Poster Image
age 13+
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Warframe Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game rewards players for killing
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
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Man Made Boy Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Frankenstein's son takes road trip in clever horror fantasy.
By Jon Skovron
(2013)
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Cress: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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